Château Picol

Château Picol, love at first sight, full of charm, beauty and history

Laurence and Marian originally from Ireland, have 3 children and moved to France in 2013 for a change of lifestyle.

We looked at properties in various regions of France to set up our new venture and eventually across this gem, a château in the Vienne Loire region. It was love at first sight, full of charm, beauty and history (given to believe it was built by Queen Victoria for her Parisian dress designer in 1882).

A very warm homely feel to it while having all modern comforts...

While just off the main rod and within 2km of a town with all services, the château is surrounded by 3 Ha of parkland gardens, fish pond and is a haven of peace, tranquility and is very secure. It has a very warm homely feel to it while having all modern comforts its maintains it's original features.

We live close by and are available to facility our clients to enjoy their visit to this region. We have a minibus available for wine tasting, airport or train pickups or transport to golf and restaurants.

Local food markets and sample the fresh produce...

There are many good local wine producers in the area and we can arrange a wine tasting tour also worth taking in the local food markets and sample the fresh produce from the area.

Futureoscope, Puy du Fou and Vallee de Singes...

Nearby theme parks, Futureoscope, Puy du Fou and Valle de Singes.

Walk through and discover the history of the magnificent park of Richelieu, visit the beautiful chateau's and gardens of the Loire Valley (Azay le Rideau, Villandry and Château du Rivau just to mention a few). Stroll through Chinon with its winding streets, fortress castle and many restaurants and closely is the historic Abbey of Fontevraud.

Cycling, golf and balloon rides...

For those who enjoy a more active vacation there is canoeing, cycling, adventure parks, golf, balloon rides and extensive walks.

A bottle of local wine and a BBQ at the château...

In the evening enjoy nearby local restaurants or indulge with a bottle of local wine and a BBQ at the château.

Incredible heritage treasures of the Vienne and Loire Valley...

There are so many attractions around that a one week stay would not be enough to see all incredible heritage treasures of the Vienne and Loire Valley.


Private pool

Private pool

Dining room in Château Picol

Dining room in Château Picol

Living room in Château Picol

Living room in Château Picol

Château Picol

Château Picol


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This article may contain or reflect personal opinions and cannot be considered contractual.
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Entry fees, opening hours and other information correct at the time of publishing, June 2019.


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